accompanied by his younger daughter, he sailed for France, in the fall of 1906, and there underwent a surgical operation, from the effects of which he never rallied. He died, in Paris, January 3, 1907. The funeral services were held in Christ Church, January 23. He was laid at rest in Mount Auburn Cemetery, beside the mother, whose religious fervor he inherited, his father, and his four brothers.
Mrs. John Cotton Brooks and her two daughters, Miss Josephine Brooks and Mrs. Harriet Brooks Hawkins, are now living in Worcester.